Ri*pid"o*lite (?), n. [Gr. . . fan + -lite.] Min.

A translucent mineral of a green color and micaceous structure, belonging to the chlorite group; a hydrous silicate of alumina, magnesia, and iron; -- called also clinochlore.

<-- sic. note use of "alumina", not "aluminia". Spelling must have been changing about 1890 -->


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